November Public Programs at War in the Pacific National Historical Park

by Kelly Carroll, War in the Pacific National Historical Park
Stripes Guam

Nov. 19, Saturday: 10 a.m. at Visitor Center and Asan Beach – “Why Guam? A Talk and Guided Hike”
Join us for a unique two-part program to answer “Why Guam?”. Learn about Guam’s significance before, during and after the WWII. The first part of the program will be held at the Visitor Center auditorium, followed by a park ranger-led hike up Asan Ridge. Visitors must provide their own transportation from the Visitor Center to Asan Beach. Please make sure your attire is suitable for a hike. Bring water and sun protection. (2.5 hours)

Nov. 20, Sunday: 2 p.m. at Visitor Center - “Science Sunday”
Science Sunday features current research projects happening right here in Guam and the Micronesian region. For more information on this event, call 333-4050 or email gureefmonitoring@gmail.com. (1 hour)

Nov. 26, Saturday: 10 a.m. at Fonte Plateau – “Fonte Plateau Revealed: The Beginning of the End of the Battle of Guam”
Join a park ranger at Fonte Plateau (on Route 6) to discover how this location was a turning point in the battle to liberate Guam. This program also includes a tour of the underground Japanese communications bunker. (45 minutes)

To contact Park Rangers, please call (671)333-4050 or email at wapa_interpretation@nps.gov

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